Release notes embOS V4.00 for MSP430 CPUs using TI Code Composer

  1. Tool chain used for build
  2. New features
  3. Improvements
  4. Program corrections
  5. Known problems/limitations
  6. Release history
  7. Miscellaneous

Tool chain used for build

The following tools have been used:

Compiler:  CL430        V4.3.1
Assembler: CL430        V4.3.1
Librarian: AR430        V4.3.1
Workbench: CodeComposer V6.0.0

New features

Version 4.00

  1. Update to latest embOS generic sources V4.00.

Version 3.82p3

  1. Start project for TI MSP4305659 added.
  2. Update to TI Code Composer Studio V6.0.

Version 3.82p1

  1. Update to TI Code Composer Studio V5.5.

Version 3.82p

  1. Update to embOS version 3.82p
    embOS version 3.82p comes with several new features and functions which are described in the generic manual and release notes.

Version 3.62c

  1. Initial version, based on embOS sources V3.62c
    embOS for MSP 430 for TI Code Composer comes with a board support package and ready to go start project for the XMS430F5438 CPU.
    The start project and BSP may be used for other CPUs of the XMS or MSP430F5438 family as well.
    embOS for MSP430 can be used with all MSP430 CPU derivates, because it contains all libraries neede for the different families.

Improvements

Version 3.82p2

  1. Tested with TI Code Composer Studio 5.5 and Linux.

Version 3.62c

  1. NONE, initial version for TI CC.

Program corrections

Version 4.00

  1. Task switch fixed.
    The task switch did not worked correctly when a task control block or a task stack was located in RAM above the 64KByte boundary.

Version 3.82p2

  1. Upper and lower case mistake in RTOSInit.c corrected.
  2. Directory separator in debug config file changed for Linux.

Version 3.82p

  1. OS_Queue handling corrected.
    In the previous version 3.62c of embOS for TI MSP430 TICC, the function OS_ASSERT_CPU_IN_TASK_MODE() was not linked in.
    This resulted in unresoved external errors when the function OS_Q_GetPtr() was used in the application.
    The problem is fixed with version 3.82p.

Version 3.62c

  1. NONE, initial version for TI CC.

Known problems/limitations

Version 3.62c

  1. NONE, initial version for TI CC.

Release history

Version Release date Short explanation
V4.00 02. Jul 2014 Update to latest embOS generic sources.
Task switch fixed.
V3.82p3 09. May 2014 Start project for TI MSP4305659 added.
Update to TI Code Composer Studio V6.0.
V3.82p2 16. Apr 2014 Corrections for TI Code Composer Studio V5.5 and Linux.
V3.82p1 04. Apr 2014 Update to TI Code Composer Studio V5.5.
V3.82p 18. Jan 2011 Update to embOS generic sources V3.82p.
V3.62c 11. Feb 2010 First release for TI CC

Miscellaneous

This document was first released with version 3.62c of the software.
Software released earlier is documented internally. This information is available at request.


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